Negotiation Teams Ably Represent College of Law at Regional Competition

The teams of Jessica Samowitz-Matt Pernichele and Veronica McDougal-Ben Lawrence ably represented the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in the recent regional rounds of the ABA Negotiation Competition (covering California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah).  The competition was held November 5-6 at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. The team of McDougal […]

College of Law Excels at Regional Rounds of National Moot Court Competition

On November 4 and 5, the regional rounds of the 62nd Annual National Moot Court Competition were held at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Both of the College of Law’s teams excelled in the competition. The team of Kim Child, Matt Dodd, and Corey Sherwin advanced to the semifinal round. The […]

Quinney’s Pace Moot Court Team Advances to National Quarter finals

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s team of Cameron Johnson, Liz Silvestrini, and Laura Tanner advanced to the quarterfinals of the Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court competition for the second year in a row. Johnson, Silvestrini, and Tanner navigated an exceedingly complex problem involving the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the […]

2L Sargsian Wins First Place in National Legal Writing Competition

Karina Sargsian, a second year law student at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, placed first in the Washington Legal Foundation’s 2011 Freedom and Justice Legal Writing Competition, an annual competition in which law students write on a pre-selected topic. This year’s topic was “To what extent does the Constitution limit the […]

Carpenter Presents Winning Paper at Water Resources Meeting, May 10

On March 25, 2011, Jamie Carpenter, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was selected as a finalist in the American Water Resources Association (AWRA), Utah Chapter student writing competition and invited to present her paper at the student conference on April 7. Carpenter won the award for the best […]

Chief Justice Roberts Visits University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

t was a surprise visit four years in the making.

On April 5, 2011, John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, visited the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The Chief Justice maintained a brisk pace during his daylong stay.

College of Law Student Takemori Part of Winning ACG Cup Team

Chris Takemori, a joint JD/MBA student at the University of Utah, was a member of the winning team of the ACG Cup Competition held on March 9, 2011. The five members of the University of Utah team took home a total award of $5,000 and the Utah Cup Trophy. The ACG Cup Competition is sponsored […]

College of Law Team Excels at Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

The weekend of February 26-27, 2011 the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law sent a team to Denver for the Rocky Mountain Super Regional round of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The College of Law was represented by team members Jacqueline Esty, Vivianne Mbaku, Kurt Reber, Jordan Toone and […]

Peterson and Wootton Praised for Excellent Performance at the National ABA Negotiation Competition

Daniel Peterson and Kaye Lynn Wootton delivered an outstanding performance at the National ABA Negotiation Competition, held February 11-12 in Atlanta. They had placed first in our region (Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming), earning the right to compete at the national level. At the National Competition, they faced teams from […]

College of Law National Moot Court Team Competes in New York

After taking First Place, both with their Brief Score and Oral Rounds, at the Regional Competition in Phoenix last November, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s National Moot Court Team qualified for the National Moot Court Competition in New York City, which was held January 31 – February 3, 2011. The Competition […]